In the course of his care practice, Tom has regularly acted on behalf of Local Authorities, parents and guardians. His cases have involved non-accidental injuries, serious allegations of sexual abuse, mental health issues and drug and alcohol abuse.
Tom has considerable experience dealing with applications for financial remedies on divorce, under the Children Act 1989, Schedule One and in respect of cohabitees. He has often appeared and advised in respect of CSA matters.
In his private law practice, Tom has frequently appeared in complex disputes involving allegations of domestic violence and applications to remove from the jurisdiction.
Tom regularly represents, advises and settles pleadings for Claimants and Defendants in personal injury matters. His experience primarily involves claims arising from the workplace, road traffic accidents, slipping and tripping and claims under the Highways Act 1980.
Re W (Children: Domestic Violence)  EWCA Civ 528;  1 FLR 260
L v P (Paternity Test: Child’s Objections)  EWHC 3399 (Fam);  1 FLR 578
Personal Injury Bar Association (PIBA)
BA Hons University of Sheffield 2000
MSc Political Theory London School of Economics and Political Science 2002
Graduate Diploma in Law College of Law, London 2005
Inns of Court School of Law London 2006
Tom enjoys spending time with his family and trying to decide whether he should inflict his support for Newcastle United on his children
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